Balangiga, Eastern Samar

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Balangiga is a 5th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. As of the 2000 census, it had a population of 10,662 people in 2,113 households.

Balangiga is the site of the Balangiga Attack which triggered the Balangiga Massacre, which remains remains one of the longest-running and most controversial issues of the Philippine-American War.


Balangiga is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Bacjao
  • Cag-olango
  • Cansumangcay
  • Guinmaayohan
  • Barangay Poblacion I
  • Barangay Poblacion II
  • Barangay Poblacion III
  • Barangay Poblacion IV
  • Barangay Poblacion V
  • Barangay Poblacion VI
  • San Miguel
  • Santa Rosa
  • Maybunga

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Coordinates: 11°07′N, 125°23′E

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